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Hours 7:50 AM - 2:50 PM
School leader Karen Simon
District Kanawha County Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Design
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) 21st Century Learning & Global Citizensh
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Student Personalized Learning
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

15
Facilities
including: Outdoor learning lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Study Buddy, planners, Edline
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 87% 92%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 1%
Black 2% 5%
Hispanic 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 48%
Male 52% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 22% 53%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Clubs
including: Boy Scouts
Boys sports (misc.) Physical Education Classes
Girls sports (misc.) Physical Education Classes
Clubs Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Cub Scouts
Foreign language and culture club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Clubs (misc.) Student Council
  Running Club
  Trail Hiking Club
Clubs - language Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Office Helper
Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools John Adams Middle School
  George Washington High School
  West Virginia University/Marshall University

Awards

Community service award Kanawha County Safety Award
Year received 2014
Community service award Safe Routes to School
Year received 2012
Academic award WV Exemplary School
Year received 2013
Academic award Math Olympiads
Year received 2014
Academic award Knowledge Masters
Year received 2014

Teachers

17
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Computer specialist
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Accessible via public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Akers Law Offices
  Artistic Promotions
  Bone and Joint Surgeons
  Elliot Family Foundation
  Petit Jewelry Designs

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012